Posts tagged ‘michelle engel bencsko’

Spring Quilt Market 2013: Cloud9 Fabrics – Fall-Winter 2013-2014

Earlier, we showed Cloud9′s summer 2013 collections, now here’s what’s coming in fall and winter, including collections several new designers. Dem Bones is Sarah Watson’s delightful take on human anatomy. “People are really excited about this because they can make something that teenage boys won’t be embarrassed by,” says Michelle. Accordingly, Dem Bones ties made [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2012: Cloud 9 Fabrics

The dynamic duo behind Cloud 9, Michelle Engel Bencsko and Gina Pantastico, presented so much this Market, I didn’t know what to show you first!  All of Cloud 9′s gorgeous designs are printed on 100% certified organic cotton.   First up, Mixteca by Eleanor Grosch.  Eleanor pairs both cool and warm brights with black and white to [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Henry Glass

I don’t often manage to cover Henry Glass at Quilt Market, but thankfully, with four people on my side this time, we got them! Henry Glass was once home to Michelle Engel Bencscko, now owner of Cloud9 Fabrics — they also produced the memorable Polly Goes to Paris collection, about which I still get emails. [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2012: Cloud9 Fabrics

{ All photos by Ellen Luckett Baker of The Long Thread } At each market the continuing growth of Cloud9 Fabrics is evident. I know to some it might seem like a small thing, but this was their first market with professionally made headers (swatches assembled on a hanger bound together up top with printed cardstock containing [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Cloud9 – Michelle Engel Bencsko and Gennine Zlatkis

I think this is true of all the small organic fabric companies, but I think Cloud9 Fabrics, with the caliber of their designs and the breadth of artists they are getting onto fabric, is pushing the industry forward in a big way. The collections they were showing at Market — their current collections as well [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2011: Cloud9 Fabrics

Admin note: The site is still experiencing outages and significant slowness, but I have a professional on the case now … we should be better-than-normal by this weekend. We’ll be posting whenever we can access WordPress ourselves. Thanks for sticking with us! { photo by Melissa Frantz } Cloud9 Fabrics has so much goodness going [...]

Preview: Nature Walk by Michelle Engel Bencsko for Cloud9 Fabrics

Nature Walk is Cloud9 Fabrics‘ next-next organic fabric collection. It will be available in stores in January 2011 and is their first “price-sensitive” organic collection, with an MSRP of under $12/yard, made possible by using a different basecloth. As they explain on their blog, “Our newest fabric construction is a true, high-end quilter’s squares. Still [...]

Meet the Sponsors: Cloud9 Fabrics

Mmmm, who wants a little urea-formaldehyde on their quilting cotton? No? Then consider going organic. Cloud9 Fabrics is a two-woman organic fabric company, the brainchild of Michelle Engel Bencsko and Gina Pantastico. They teamed up last year to create a contemporary, eco-sensible alternative to traditional quilt and craft fabrics. Their wholesale+ fabric line bridges the [...]

Giveaway: Michelle Engel Bencsko Extravaganza!

My Happy Garden fat quarter bundle. Get a closer look at these prints here. It’s a HUGE month for Michelle Engel Bencsko of Cicada Studio and Cloud9 Fabrics. (And with Quilt Market coming up next month, I don’t think she’ll get to slow down any time soon.) She has designed two fabric collections that are [...]